|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1851|
|Death: ||Apr. 2, 1902|
Her father was, James Nicholas Mickleberry Horn born in Estill County, Kentucky and her mother was Henrietta Oliver "Goldie"( Marney) Horn born in Missouri.
She married Lewis T. Luper 20 May 1873 Lane County, Oregon.
That same year they moved to Lane County, Oregon where he had purchased a farm. In April 1883 they left Oregon and traveled by covered wagon to Lincoln County near Harrington, WA. They settled on a ranch three miles north of Harrington.
She had cancer. From her obituary in the Harrington Citizen copied by Marge Womach; "During the last four years of her life Mrs. Luper had been a sufferer. Two months ago she went to Spokane for expert medical treatment, but continued to fail and on April 2, 1902 passed away. The last weeks of Mrs. Luper's life, though spent in great suffering, were full of evidences of the noble Christian character which she possessed. She spoke much of her death, regretting only the parting from her family. She herself chose the text from which she wished her funeral sermon preached, which was: "Prepare to meet thy God."
They had one son:
The following obituary is for her father; "City Guard Newspaper, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, Thursday, February 25, 1904
JAMES M. HORN, PIONEER
RESPECTED CITIZEN OF EUGENE DEPARTS THIS LIFE
In the person of James M. Horn, death has called another pioneer to rest he having died at the family residence, 596 Jefferson street, Eugene, Sunday, February 21, 1904, from Bright's disease. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Monday from the home to Mulkey cemetery where remains were interred beside those of deceased's wife, who preceded him to the grave.
James M. Horn was born in Estel county, Kentucky, on July 9, 1823. He came west to Iowa in 1840 and in 1841 was married to Miss Henrietta O. Marney. In 1862 they crossed the plains to California, driving an ox team all the way. Living in that state four years, Mrs. and Mrs. Horn came to Oregon in 1866, settling in Lane county, a short distance north of Eugene. Mrs. Horn died 25 years ago last October. Mr. Horn moved to Eugene 23 years ago and has since resided in town.
The following children mourn his demise: Mrs. Nancy A. Davis in California a; Wm. M. Horn, James M. Horn, Jr., on the farm near Eugene, Sidney Horn, in Washington, Mrs. Martha Baker, of Henry county, Ore. (should be Harney County, Oregon), Jerry Horn of Eugene. Mrs. Elizabeth Luper died over a year ago.
In the death of Mr. Horn, Eugene loses an honorable and worthy citizen highly esteemed by everyone. He was a faithful member of the Baptist church."
James Mickleberry Horn (1823 - 1904)
Henrietta O. Marney Horn (1820 - 1878)
Louis T Luper (1845 - 1945)
Green Berry Luper (1876 - 1940)*
William Matthew Horn (1846 - 1916)*
James M Horn (1849 - 1930)*
Elizabeth Horn Luper (1851 - 1902)
Martha Horn Baker (1856 - 1935)*
Jerry Horn (1858 - 1928)*
Maintained by: Valerie Timm Adams
Originally Created by: Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
Record added: Jun 15, 2010
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